Summer school
"Impacts and their Role in the Evolution of Life"
Saaremaa,Estonia, 25 July - 3 August 2017


Application to the summer course "Impacts and their Role in the Evolution of Life" is now open. You are eligible for the course if you are one of the following:

  • a Masters or Ph. D. student in a subject relevant to astrobiology (chemistry, astronomy, physics, geology, biology etc.)

  • a postdoctoral researcher (or in a similar position) in a field related to astrobiology and your first Ph. D. in such a field is less than 8 years before the application deadline.

If you want to apply for the summer course, please fill in the application form (can be downloaded here as a .doc or .pdf file) including the following:

  • the completed cover page

  • a curriculum vitae

  • a short motivation letter (why you want to attend the course)

  • a list of your publications

Please send the application form by e-mail to Wolf Geppert ( In the cover page you are asked to give two scientists as reference. Please do not send any reference letters, we will contact them if we need to. If you already have a curriculum vitae and a publication list, in a .doc or .pdf format, you can also attach them as seperate files to e-mail.

Deadline for applications is 30 April 2017 23:59 UTC

The organisers will then select the participants that will be invited to participate the school. Applicants will be informed about the outcome of the selection in the second half of May.

Course fees

The following course fees apply (prices in EUR):

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Course fees cover
  • Dinners and lunches and coffee breaks from 24 July 2017 evening to 3 August evening.
  • Served breakfasts for people living at hotels - for those at the Ruubi Kodu hostel we will fill the fridge in the hostel with some stuff for breakfast
  • Excursions and exercises
  • Course material
European Astrobiology Campus institutions are Stockholm University, Open university and the Universities of Porto, Bordeaux, Tartu, Vilnius, Tallinn, Utrecht, Iceland ant Turku. Eligible and selected participants from EAC institutions are also entitled to a travel refund up to EUR 360,- (dependent on the distance from their home institutions to Kuressaare).

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